Bleicherode is a town in the district of Nordhausen, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the river Wipper, 17 km southwest of Nordhausen. On 1 December 2007, the former municipality Obergebra was incorporated by Bleicherode. The former municipalities Etzelsrode, Friedrichsthal, Kleinbodungen, Kraja, Hainrode, Nohra, Wipperdorf and Wolkramshausen were merged into Bleicherode in January 2019. Every Thursday, there is a market held in the town.
|• Mayor||Frank Rostek (CDU)|
|• Total||108.20 km2 (41.78 sq mi)|
|Elevation||237 m (778 ft)|
|• Density||96/km2 (250/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
One of Bleicherode's most famous natives is the cartographer August Heinrich Petermann.
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